Auxiliary donates to SWAT team

Merrillville VFW Post 1563 Men's Auxiliary recently donated $1,000 to the Northwest Regional SWAT Team. Mike Cavell, from left, shakes hands with Robert Wiley, the breaching team leader, with Herbert Fenton looking on. The Northwest Regional SWAT Team includes law enforcement officers from Merrillville, Crown Point, Schererville, Dyer, Griffith, Hobart, Lowell, Munster and Lake Station and serves those communities. The team is almost entirely self-funded.